Auction 14.06.2005

Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center

Datum der Auktion: 14.06.2005

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ADAM, Robert (1728-1792). Ruins of the Palace of the Emperor Diocletian at...

ADAM, Robert (1728-1792). Ruins of the Palace of the Emperor Diocletian at Spalatro in Dalmatia. London: Printed for the Author, 1764. 2 o (527 x 372 mm). Engraved frontispiece by F. Bartolozzi, 60 engraved numbered plates on 53 leaves (numbered I-LXI including frontispiece), including 8 double-page

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 60.000 $ - 80.000 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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HERODOTUS (ca 490 - ca 425 B.C.). [ Histories , in Greek]. Edited by Aldus...

HERODOTUS (ca 490 - ca 425 B.C.). [ Histories , in Greek]. Edited by Aldus Manutius (ca 1452-1515). Venice: Aldus Manutius, September 1502. Aldine 2 o (299 x 200 mm). Collation : AA-RR 8 SS 4 (AA1r Greek and Latin title, printer's woodcut anchor-and-dolphin device [Fletcher 2a], AA1v editor's

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 18.000 $ - 24.000 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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THUCYDIDES (ca 460/455 - ca 399 B.C.). [ History of the Peloponnesian War...

THUCYDIDES (ca 460/455 - ca 399 B.C.). [ History of the Peloponnesian War , in Greek]. Edited by Aldus Manutius (ca 1452-1515). Venice: Aldus Manutius, May 1502. Aldine 2 o (298 x 205 mm). Collation : A 8 ; 2A-O 8 P 4 . 122 (of 124) leaves (lacking A8 and final blanks). Greek types 3:84 (text) and

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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PINDAR (ca 522-443 B.C.). [Odes]. Olympia. Pythia. Nemea. Isthmia...

PINDAR (ca 522-443 B.C.). [Odes]. Olympia. Pythia. Nemea. Isthmia . - CALLIMACHUS. Hymni . -DIONYSIUS PERIEGETES. De situ orbis . - LYCOPHRON. Alexandra, obscurum poema , in Greek. Edited by Aldus Manutius. Venice: Aldus Manutius and his father-in-law Andreas Asulanus, January 1513. Aldine 8 o (142

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 12.000 $ - 18.000 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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DANTE Alighieri (1265-1321). [ Divine Comedy , in Italian]. Dante col sito...

DANTE Alighieri (1265-1321). [ Divine Comedy , in Italian]. Dante col sito, et forma dell'inferno tratta dalla istessa descrititone del poeta . Venice: Aldus Manutius, August 1515. Aldine 8 o (154 x 94 mm). Collation : π 2 a-z, A-H 8 . Italic type 1:80. Spaces for initials with printed

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 3.500 $ - 4.500 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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ATLAS]. JANSSONIUS, Johannes (1588-1664). Theatrum exhibens celebriores...

ATLAS]. JANSSONIUS, Johannes (1588-1664). Theatrum exhibens celebriores Galliae et Helvetiae urbes ... Illustriorum Regni Galliae civitatum tabulae ut et Helvetiae confoederatae civitates celebriores. [Jansson Townbooks volume V]. Amsterdam: [1657]. 2 o (488 x 320 mm). Latin text. Engraved title

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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ATLAS]. BLAEU, J. J. JANSONIUS, N. VISSCHER and F. DE WIT. Toonneel des...

ATLAS]. BLAEU, J. J. JANSONIUS, N. VISSCHER and F. DE WIT. Toonneel des aerdriicx, oste Nieuwe Atlas. [manuscript addition]: "Vertoont door alle beste kaarten." [Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1649 or later]. 2 o (534 x 338 mm). 153 (of 160) engraved maps (lacking the world map and the maps of North America

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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AUDUBON, John James (1785-1841). The Birds of America, from Drawings Made...

AUDUBON, John James (1785-1841). The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories. New York: George R. Lockwood, [no date but circa 1870]. 7 volumes, royal 8 o (272 x 180 mm). Half-titles. 500 hand-colored lithographed plates with color-printed backgrounds by J.T

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 18.000 $ - 24.000 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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BOUGAINVILLE, Hyacinthe-Yves-Philippe Potentin, Baron De (1781-1846...

BOUGAINVILLE, Hyacinthe-Yves-Philippe Potentin, Baron De (1781-1846). Journal de la navigation autour du globe de la frégate La Thétis et de la corvette L'Esprance pendant les années 1824, 1825 et 1826. Paris: Arthus Bertrand, 1837. 3 volumes (2 vols. text and atlas of plates), 4 o (297 x 225 mm

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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BRUNELLESCHI, Umberto (1879-1949, illustrator). - Alfred de MUSSET...

BRUNELLESCHI, Umberto (1879-1949, illustrator). - Alfred de MUSSET (1810-1857). La Nuit Venitienne Fantasio Les Caprices de Marianne. Paris: L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza, 1913. 4 o (298 x 228mm). Title within decorative surround printed in light blue and gilt, 3 section titles printed in light blue and

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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BURCKHARDT, Jacob (1818-1897). Die Cultur der Renaissance in Italien: ein...

BURCKHARDT, Jacob (1818-1897). Die Cultur der Renaissance in Italien: ein Versuch . Basel: Schweighauser, 1860. 8 o . Contemporary Swiss/German quarter-roan, marbled boards, spine gilt (rebacked preserving original backstrip); half morocco folding box. Provenance : Dieckhaus (signature); Karl Blanck

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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CRANE, Stephen (1871-1900). The Red Badge of Courage. An Episode of the...

CRANE, Stephen (1871-1900). The Red Badge of Courage. An Episode of the American Civil War . New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895. 8 o . Original publisher's tan cloth blocked in red and gold, brown glazed endpapers, top edge yellow (very slight split along top of front cover, faint stains to

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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CURIOSA. - [André Robert Andréa de NERCIAT (1739-1800)]. Le Diable au...

CURIOSA. - [André Robert Andréa de NERCIAT (1739-1800)]. Le Diable au Corps, oeuvre posthume du très-recommadable Docteur Cazzon. [No place but Méxières: Frémont], 1803. 3 volumes, small 8 o (186 x 112 mm). 19 engraved plates only (of 20). (Lacking one plate from volume II and three half-titles

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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DOVES PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). Sonnets . Hammersmith, 1909.

DOVES PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). Sonnets . Hammersmith, 1909. Small 4 o (231 x 165 mm). Printed in red and black. Three wood-engraved capitals by Noel Rooke and Eric Gill. Original red morocco gilt, by Cobden Sanderson for the Doves Bindery, signed on rear turn in "19 C - S 09" (some

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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DOVES PRESS]. BROWNING, Robert (1812-1889). Dramatis Personae...

DOVES PRESS]. BROWNING, Robert (1812-1889). Dramatis Personae . Hammersmith, 1910. 8 o (231 x 162 mm). Printed in red and black. Original red morocco gilt, by Cobden Sanderson for the Doves Bindery, signed on rear turn in "19 C - S 11" (spine darkened, a few chips at ends). LIMITED EDITION, one of

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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DOVES PRESS]. GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749-1832). Faust: Eine Tragodie...

DOVES PRESS]. GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749-1832). Faust: Eine Tragodie . Part II. Hammersmith, 1910. Part II only, 4 o (235 x 166 mm). Printed in red and black. Original blue morocco gilt, by Cobden Sanderson for the Doves Bindery, signed on rear turn in "19 C - S 10". LIMITED EDITION, one of

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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DOVES PRESS]. GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749-1832). Faust: Eine Tragodie...

DOVES PRESS]. GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749-1832). Faust: Eine Tragodie . Part II. Hammersmith, 1910. Part II only, 4 o (235 x 166 mm). Printed in red and black. Original limp vellum. LIMITED EDITION, one of 250 copies on paper from an edition of 275. Franklin 211; Ransom PP 252; Tomkinson 56

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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ELIOT, T.S. (1888-1965). Poems 1909-1925 . London: Faber and Gwyer, 1925.

ELIOT, T.S. (1888-1965). Poems 1909-1925 . London: Faber and Gwyer, 1925. 8 o . Original blue cloth, paper spine label; printed dust jacket (slightest soiling and wear at ends of spine). FIRST EDITION. Gallup A8a

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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ENGLISH DRAMA]. SHADWELL, Thomas (ca 1642-1692). Epsom-Wells. A Comedy...

ENGLISH DRAMA]. SHADWELL, Thomas (ca 1642-1692). Epsom-Wells. A Comedy . London: Printed by J.M. for Henry Herringman, 1676. 4 o (215 x 153 mm). Epilogue leaf bound at front [?cancellans for A3]. (Some staining.) 19th-century paper-backed boards. Second editon. Conforming to the page count described

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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FRANCE]. DULAURE, J.A. Histoire physique, civile et morale de Paris, depuis...

FRANCE]. DULAURE, J.A. Histoire physique, civile et morale de Paris, depuis les premiers temps historiques jusqu'a nos jours... Atlas. Paris,1826. Oblong 8 o . 5 engraved folding plans, one hand-colored in outline. Contemporary quarter calf and boards. Third edition. -- BONNE, Rigobert. Atlas

Los #: 41

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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GRABHORN PRESS]. AUSTIN, Mary (1868-1934). Taos Pueblo . San Francisco, 1930.

GRABHORN PRESS]. AUSTIN, Mary (1868-1934). Taos Pueblo . San Francisco, 1930. 2 o (429 x 318 mm). 12 photographs by ANSEL ADAMS (plates various sizes to 229 x 165 mm). Original quarter tan morocco by Hazel Dreis (some discoloration to morocco, joints rubbed and a bit weak); later tan quarter morocco

Los #: 42

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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HAMMETT, Dashiell (1894-1961). The Maltese Falcon . New York: Knopf, 1930.

HAMMETT, Dashiell (1894-1961). The Maltese Falcon . New York: Knopf, 1930. 8 o . Original gray cloth, grayish green falcon within black single-rule frame; pictorial dust jacket (chip at foot of spine with partial loss of Borzoi insignia, small chip at foot of front panel, small chips at head of

Los #: 43

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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HEINE, Heinrich (1797-1856). Buch der Lieder Hamburg: Hoffmann and Campe, 1827.

HEINE, Heinrich (1797-1856). Buch der Lieder Hamburg: Hoffmann and Campe, 1827. 8 o (159 x 102mm). Small vignette on title (lacks half title, some foxing). Contemporary red cloth, spine ruled and lettered in gilt. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE WITH THE RARE, AND LATER SURPRESSED, DEDICATION LEAVES, one

Los #: 44

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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HEMINGWAY, Ernest (1899-1961). Autograph letter signed ("Papa") to Leonard...

HEMINGWAY, Ernest (1899-1961). Autograph letter signed ("Papa") to Leonard Lyons, Finca Vigia, San Francisco de Paula, Cuba, 6 October 1951. 1 page, 4to, in blue cloth folding case . HEMINGWAY FROM CUBA ON THE DEATH OF HIS SECOND WIFE PAULINE PFEIFFER Just five days after the death of his ex-wife

Los #: 44 A

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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JOHNSON, Samuel (1709-1784). A Dictionary of the English Language: in which...

JOHNSON, Samuel (1709-1784). A Dictionary of the English Language: in which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers . London: W. Strahan for J. and P. Knapton, T. and N. Longman, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, A. Millar

Los #: 45

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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KAFKA, Franz. Die Verwandlung. Leipzig: Kurt Wolff, 1915.

KAFKA, Franz. Die Verwandlung. Leipzig: Kurt Wolff, 1915. 8 o . (Ink stamp on verso of title.) Original printed boards (chipping and splitting to joints). Provenance : Alfred Neuman (bookplate); the personal collection of Kafka's publisher, Salman Schocken. FIRST EDITION, of Kafka's eerie fantasy of

Los #: 48

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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KAFKA, Franz. Amerika. Afterword by Max Brod. Munich: Kurt Wolff, 1927.

KAFKA, Franz. Amerika. Afterword by Max Brod. Munich: Kurt Wolff, 1927. 8 o . Original cloth, printed label on spine and upper cover (light fading to spine). Provenance : the personal collection of Kafka's publisher, Salman Schocken. FIRST EDITION. Wilpert/Gühring II,10

Los #: 54

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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KAFKA, Franz. Der Kübelreiter. The Bucket Rider . Newark, Vermont: The...

KAFKA, Franz. Der Kübelreiter. The Bucket Rider . Newark, Vermont: The Janus Press, [1972]. 2 o . Eight relief etchings by Jerome Kaplan. Text and plates laid loose in original cloth folding case. Provenance : the personal collection of Kafka's publisher, Salman Schocken. LIMITED EDITION, number 83

Los #: 55

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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KAFKA, Franz. Conversation with the Supplicant . West Burke, Vermont: The...

KAFKA, Franz. Conversation with the Supplicant . West Burke, Vermont: The Janus Press, 1971. 2 o . Eight lithographs by Claire van Vliet. Text and plates laid loose as issued in original cloth folding case. Provenance : the personal collection of Kafka's publisher, Salman Schocken. LIMITED EDITION

Los #: 56

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 14.06.2005

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KING, George (1840-1909) and Robert PANTLING. The Orchids of the...

KING, George (1840-1909) and Robert PANTLING. The Orchids of the Sikkim-Himalya . Issued as: vol. VIII of Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta . Calcutta: Printed at the Bengal Secretariat Press; London: B. Quaritch, 1898. 4 volumes, 4 o (343 x 275 mm). 453 partly colored (see note below

Los #: 58

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 14.06.2005